Bay Area Sees Population Explosion Of Feral Cats; Pandemic Hinders Spay/Neuter EffortsThe Bay Area is experiencing a population explosion of feral cats, and experts say efforts to spay or neuter the animals has become more difficult due to the pandemic.
San Francisco SPCA Launches Weekly Walk-In Wellness Clinics For PetsThe San Francisco SPCA has launched a weekly walk-in veterinary clinic to provide reduced-cost wellness exams, vaccines and preventative treatments like flea medication.
North Bay Wildlife Hospital Helps Baby Squirrel With Broken LegStaff at a North Bay wild animal hospital this week celebrated the continuing recovery of a young squirrel that had broken his leg in a bad fall.
US: Vet Implanted Heroin In Puppies For Colombia Drug RingA veterinarian accused of implanting liquid heroin in puppies for a Colombian drug trafficking ring is now in custody in New York.
One Of The World's Most Deadly Mushrooms Pops Up In The East BayOne of the world's most deadly mushrooms is popping up in East Bay parks.
Flea Problems Getting Tougher To Solve For San Francisco Pet OwnersVeterinarians say there has been an uptick in flea problems with pets in San Francisco, and it’s getting harder to cure the problem.
House Cat Survives Bobcat Attack Outside Home In San Mateo CountyGame wardens are on the hunt for a bobcat that attacked a house cat in San Mateo County.
Residents Raise More Than $11,000 For Sebastopol Police Dog’s ChemotherapyA Sebastopol police dog named Frank is attracting a lot of attention and money this week after the seven-year-old German shepherd was diagnosed with a deadly form of lymphoma and needs chemotherapy.
East Bay Animal Shelter Veterinary Technicians Make Sure Dogs And Cats Have Something To Smile AboutTechnicians at an East Bay animal shelter are taking part in a first-of-its-kind program sponsored by the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry to help make homeless animals more adoptable.
Animal Control Rescues 8 Neglected Dogs From San Francisco Outer Mission HomeSan Francisco Animal Care & Control rescued eight abandoned dogs in a state of serious neglect from an Outer Mission home on Wednesday. The dogs will likely become available for adoption after they convalesce.
Animal Update: Pets And High-Blood Pressure High-blood pressure or hypertension is a fairly common condition in cats and dogs. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA recommends blood pressure is checked at every veterinarian visit.
Animal Update: SF SPCA Advises On First Aid For Pets Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA reports on what pet owners can do when their animals are injured and on their way to the hospital.
Groomer Injures Dog At North Bay Petco; Company Balks At Paying Vet BillsA Bay Area woman is demanding answers and money for injuries she says her pet suffered at the hands of a dog groomer.
First Bird Admitted To Oakland Zoo’s New Condor Recovery Center For the first time ever a California condor is being cared for at a new Oakland Zoo recovery center. The facility makes it possible for Northern California to take part in saving this endangered species.
Analysis: The Paradox Of Humanely Conducting Death Penalty Executions KCBS interviews Stanford Law Professeor Robert Weisberg who says the death penalty is highly paradoxical since the U.S. allows executions, but then says it should be done humanely.